Seeking a Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist to join our Health Information Management team at MSK. MSK links healthcare clinicians with information technology and is the link between patient's health information and health insurers, state and federal government, and other regulating agencies. Our mission is leadership in the management and timely provision of reliable clinical information to authorized requesters through advanced systems, continuous education and re-evaluation in support of the prevention, treatment and cure of cancer.
Facilitate improvement to the overall quality and completeness of clinical documentation.
Obtain appropriate and accurate clinical documentation that reflects the severity of illness and risk of mortality for inpatient discharges and assigning a working DRG.
Interact as an active member of the multi-disciplinary patient care team alongside physicians, allied health practitioners, case managers and other members of the patient care team to gather accurate and timely clinical information for abstraction into a designated CDIS database.
Query physicians and advanced practice practitioners using the approved query process in order to obtain clinical information.
Adhere to the standards of ethical coding per AHA ICD-10-CM coding guidelines and MSKCC internal coding guidelines.
Train and educate physicians and advanced practice practitioners in clinical documentation improvement.
RN/clinical experience working in an inpatient setting
Inpatient clinical coding experience a plus
Information management skills necessary to communicate, explain, interpret and present information to employees, management and clinical staff of MSK
CDIP, CCDS and/or CCS certification/RN or other medical license preferred
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.